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Assisi & Orvieto: Private Full-Day Journey from Rome

Assisi, IT
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Assisi & Orvieto: Private Full-Day Journey from Rome

Assisi, IT
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Experience the enchantment of Assisi and Orvieto on this private full-day trip from Rome. Start your journey with a scenic drive through the rolling hills of Tuscia and the forested mountains of Umbria, known as the green heart of Italy. Arrive in Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis, and explore its perfectly preserved medieval streets. Visit the Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, where the remains of the saint are interred. Next, head to Orvieto and marvel at its majestic cathedral, adorned with golden mosaics and frescoed chapels. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the underground grottoes, a unique aspect of this millenary city. With breathtaking landscapes and a mystical atmosphere, this private day trip promises an unforgettable adventure.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Not Included
  • 8 hours
  • Suitable for 2-7 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore the perfectly preserved medieval town of Assisi
  • Visit the Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi
  • Marvel at the stunning Duomo di Orvieto
  • Discover the hidden underground grottoes in Orvieto
  • Experience the enchanting landscapes of Umbria
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance tickets

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Introduction

Experience the magic of Assisi and Orvieto on a private full-day journey from Rome. This captivating tour allows you to immerse yourself in the rich history and cultural heritage of these extraordinary Italian towns. With the convenience of hotel pick-up, your adventure begins the moment you step out of your accommodation.

What to Expect

Prepare to be enchanted by the beauty and spirituality of Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis. As you explore its ancient streets, you'll have the opportunity to visit the Basilica of St. Francis and soak in the serene atmosphere that surrounds this historic town. The deep sense of spirituality and connection to nature will leave a lasting impression on your soul. Next, venture to Orvieto, a city perched atop a volcanic plateau. Here, you'll discover its striking cathedral and fascinating underground caves. Lose yourself in the medieval streets, marvel at the cathedral's stunning facade, and uncover the secrets of Orvieto's underground network. The hidden world beneath the city will ignite your sense of adventure and curiosity.

Who is This For?

This private tour is perfect for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of Italian history and culture. Whether you're a history buff, a spiritual seeker, or simply a lover of beautiful landscapes, Assisi and Orvieto have something to offer. This tour is inclusive and welcoming to all, ensuring that no one is excluded from the opportunity to experience the magic of these two remarkable towns.

Why Book This?

Embarking on this exclusive journey means you'll have the luxury of personalized attention and comfort throughout the day. With hotel pick-up and private transportation, you can relax and fully immerse yourself in the experience without any worries. The knowledgeable guide will provide fascinating insights into the history and significance of Assisi and Orvieto, making the tour both informative and engaging. This is an opportunity to create lasting memories and gain a deeper appreciation for the beauty and significance of these remarkable destinations.

Good to Know

Included in the tour are private transportation, WiFi on board, and an air-conditioned vehicle. However, please note that entrance tickets are not included, so be sure to budget for those separately. Additionally, Orvieto offers a unique experience with its underground network of caves. Consider taking a guided tour (entrance ticket not included) to fully explore this hidden world beneath the city's modern structure.

Reviews

Travelers who have experienced this tour have praised its ability to provide a comprehensive and enriching exploration of Assisi and Orvieto. They were particularly impressed by the personalized attention and comfort provided by the private transportation. Many reviewers also noted the knowledgeable guides who shared fascinating insights into the history and culture of these towns. Overall, travelers were left with lasting impressions of the beauty and significance of Assisi and Orvieto, making this tour a highly recommended experience.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Your Itinerary

Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi

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Assisi is generally regarded as the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order in this town in 1208, and St. Clare, the founder of the Poor Sisters. The basilica is built into the side of a hill and comprises two churches (known as the Upper Church and the Lower Church) and a crypt, where the remains of the saint are interred.

Duomo di Orvieto

Situated in a position dominating the town of Orvieto which sits perched on a volcanic plug, the cathedral's façade is a classic piece of religious construction, containing elements of design from the 14th to the 20th century, with a large rose window, golden mosaics and three huge bronze doors, while inside resides two frescoed chapels decorated by some of the best Italian painters of the period with images of Judgment Day. The cathedral has five bells, dating back to Renaissance

Admission Not Included

Orvieto Underground

Orvieto is a millenary city and has revealed another of those aspects that make it unique and extraordinary: a labyrinth of grottoes is hidden in the rock. Thanks to the distinctive geological nature of the mass of stone on which it stands, an incredible number of cavities were dug beneath the modern structure of the city. It's possible to experience a guided tour (entrance ticket not included)

Admission Not Included

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